News Death Notice

BROWNING, Harold G. 78, of Springfield passed away Thursday April 3, 2014 at Eaglewood Care Center. He was born August 19, 1935 in Beatyville, West Virginia, the son of Carl and Ruby (Blankenship) Browning. Mr. Browning served honorably in the United States Army. He retired from Navistar. He was a member of Northside Baptist Church, a former member of AOPA, and he enjoyed fishing, camping, and boating. He was a charter boat captain and a licensed airplane pilot. Survivors include his wife of 57 ½ years Mattie (Farley) Browning; two sons Phillip Browning of Northampton, MA and Robert (Shannon) Browning of Butler, PA; daughter-in-law Tina Browning of Springfield; grandsons Chaz Browning of Springfield and Justin Browning of Butler, PA; granddaughters Cheyenne Slaven and Abigail Browning, both of Springfield; great grandson Isaiah James Browning; brothers Roy Browning of Eaton Rapids, MI and Hershell Browning of St. Louis, MO; sisters Annabel Bailey of WV and Loretta McClure of NC; sister-in-laws Levada Browning and Elva Browning; several nieces and nephews; and special friends Virginia Manning, Ellen Perkins, Rose Holland, and Bonnie Johnson. He was preceded in death by his parents and brothers, James Browning, Donald Browning, and Carl Browning. Visitation will be held from 2:00pm until 5:00pm Sunday in the JONES-KENNEY-ZECHMAN FUNERAL HOME. Funeral services will be held at 11:00am Monday in the funeral home with Pastor Kirk Ross officiating. Burial, with military honors, will follow in Ferncliff Cemetery.

Funeral Home

Jones-Kenney-Zechman Funeral Home
1002 East High Street Springfield, OH 45505
(937) 325-7353

Published in Springfield News-Sun on Apr. 5, 2014